“I’ll tell you what we want, what we really, really want”

Schools in Cameroon lack high-quality comprehensive sexuality education. Women for a Change Cameroon is filling the gap.

Keeping our Promises to Adolescent Girls Worldwide: What the Next Administration Needs to Do

At last week's Girl Summit DC, more than 150 advocates, program experts, and government officials gathered to discuss what the next US administration needs to do to build on progress for adolescent girls.

Bringing Girls into the Data Revolution

How local groups around the world are filling the information gap and making sure girls' voices are heard.

We Need a Feminist Secretary-General at the United Nations

We now know the next Secretary General won’t be a woman, but will he be a feminist?

Congressional Action on Zika: Too Little, Too Late?

Congress finally agreed to provide badly-needed funding to halt the spread of the Zika virus. But it’s woefully inadequate.

One Year After Landmark UN Agreement, Are We on the Path to Gender Equality?

One year ago, governments adopted a global development plan that could transform the lives of women and girls.

The Real Impact of Abortion Stigma

An abortion advocate for many years, IWHC Program Officer Rachel Jacobson shares a firsthand account of how stigma continues to hold back women’s reproductive rights around the world.

Flipping the Script on Conscientious Objection

Even in countries that permit abortion, women still face barriers to receiving abortion services because many health providers claim conscientious objection and refuse to provide it.

Money, Power, and Respect: Challenges for Women’s Groups in Complicated Times

Grassroots women’s organizations are essential to lead social change, but many face a severe funding crisis, threatening progress.

“Black to the future:” Black Activists Forge a New Way Forward

The first global Black Feminisms Forum, held in Brazil, brought together diverse voices determined to take the movement further.